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Dr. D.P. Mishra
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Basic Principles of Propulsion, Historical background, Conservation Equations, Review of  basic thermodynamics, Review of compressible flow;  Quasi One dimensional flow, Normal shock, Oblique shock, Rayleigh flow, Fanno flow, Air intake, Nozzle flow, Boundary layer flow,
Elements of combustion: Introduction  to  combustion; thermochemistry, Adiabatic temperature, premixed Flame and Diffusion Flame, Droplet combustion
Jet engines:  Thrust expressions and performance parameters
Gas turbine ideal cycle analysis of ramjet, turbojet, turbofan and turboprop engines;
Performance characteristics of various components of gas turbine engines: air-intake, compressor, combustor, turbine, and nozzle; Gas turbine Real cycle analysis
Elements of Rocket Engine; Introduction rocket propulsion, classification of rocket engines, rocket engine performance, Types of propellant, Propellant and its composition, rocket engine nozzle and its performance;  Solid rocket engine, liquid rocket engines and hybrid rocket engine

Lecture

Topics

1

Basic principles of Propulsion

2-3

Historical background, Classification of propulsive devices, Applications of aircraft and rocket engines

4-5

Review of  basic thermodynamics, Introduction to fluid flow

6-7

Conservation Equations,

7-8

Introduction to compressible flow

9-10

Quasi-One dimensional flow

11-13

Nozzle Flow, Normal and Oblique shock,

14-15

Rayleigh flow, Fanno Flow

16-21

Elements of combustion: thermochemistry, Adiabatic temperature, Chemical Equilibrium,

22-23

Premixed Flame and flame stabilization

24-25

Jet Diffusion flame and droplet combustion

26-27

Thrust expressions and performance parameters

28-31

Ideal cycle analysis of ramjet, turbojet, turbofan and turboprop engines

32-35

Real cycle analysis of ramjet, turbojet, turbofan and turboprop engines

36-40

Chemical rocket engines: solid rocket engine, liquid rocket engines and hybrid rocket engine

  • Thermodynamics
  • Gas dynamics

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  3. J P Holman, Heat Transfer, 2nd Ed., McGraw Hill
  4. J L Kererbrock, Aircraft Engine and Gas Turbine, MIT Press, 1991
  5. Gordon C Oates, Aircraft Propulsion, System Technology & Design, AIAA Publications
  6. P G Hill & C R Peterson, Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion, Additson-Wesley, 1970.
  7. D. P. Mishra, Fundamentals of Combustion, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 2008.
  8. D. P. Mishra, Engineering Thermodynamics, Cengage Learning, New Delhi, 2011.


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